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Lions receiver Calvin Johnson set a new NFL record with 1,964 receiving yards last season. But Dez Bryant doesn’t see Megatron’s record lasting long. In fact, Bryant said he believes he can be the first player in NFL history with 2,000 yards in a seasUpvote Share Tweet
Now that the Lions have added running back Reggie Bush, what should they do with Mikel Leshoure and Joique Bell? How about trade one of them? How can the Lions trade someone that they don’t want, you ask? That’s easy. Pretend you still want them. ThatUpvote Share TweetThe Cowboys can’t give out contracts at the moment, so they’re apparently going for promise rings. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Cowboys have agreed to a two-year deal with Lions free agent linebacker Justin Durant. The only problem is, theyUpvote Share Tweet
Cliff Avril surprised by lack of contact from the LionsCliff Avril played the first five seasons of his NFL career in Detroit, but this year the Lions haven’t shown much interest in him, either before or after he left for Seattle. And Avril finds that surprising. Avril told Mike Freeman of CBS that Lions deUpvote Share TweetDarrius Heyward-Bey didn’t do all that much in four years with the Raiders to justify his draft status, but he’s quickly picking up steam in the free agent market. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the former seventh overall pick isUpvote Share Tweet
NFL free agency - Teams being strategic with big contractsMar 26Free agency has been fast and furious, but teams have been strategic with big contracts, writes John Clayton.
Peter King: Titans feel good about leap of faith hiring Gregg Williams; ma…Mar 26Tennessee coach Mike Munchak knew he'd have a bullseye on his back when he stuck his neck out and hired Gregg Williams as the team's senior assistant on defense (that's the real title) last month. So many questions surround the hire, and will surround i…
Sports Guy Vault: USA-Mexico and the Insanity of Estadio AztecaMar 26In 2009, Bill Simmons decided to cross another item off his bucket list by traveling south to Mexico City and Estadio Azteca to take in the sights, so...